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Jan 21, 2010 6:30pm EST
of generosity. people in america from all walks of life recognized immediately that the people of haiti in the depths of an incalculable, indescribable horror and tragedy, in the depths of that the american people showed their generosity, they showed that they understand that our haitian brothers and sisters are just that; they're part of the family, the human family, and they are our brothers and sisters. the most vulnerable member of that family in most instances, maybe not in every instance in every family, but most of the time will be a child. and we're seeing unforgettable imagery in film -- video, i should say, of young children being rescued in heavmen haiti. surviving for days at a time in the rubble and in the horror that they've been living through. and thank goodness so many people have invested in ways to save those children. but what we've -- but what we still have to do a better job on is making sure that if a haitian child is in the adoption process, is in that -- in the pathway, so to speak, to being adopted, we have to do everything possible in addition to the obvious s
Jan 21, 2010 6:15pm EST
in our fight with the taliban but also as the year in which america achieved a balance in the war against al qaeda. soon we will have an opportunity to make a good first step in the direction of bipartisan balance. once the congress receives the war funding request from the defense department and the administration, the senate can demonstrate a new unity of purpose by quickly considering this legislation. this would signal our resolve not only to americans but to our allies and to our forces in the field. this is not too much to hope for and it's not too much to expect. bipartisanship is not always easy to come by in washington, but in the war on terror, it is necessary and, in my view, it is achievable. mr. president, i suggest the absence of a quorum. the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll. quorum call:
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